McKenzie Centre is an Early Intervention centre for children aged 0-6 with special needs and disabilities, in the Waikato. These special needs range from delays in language and mobility to more chronic conditions and syndromes which can affect all aspects of development, including intellectual, physical, sensory and behavioural.
Why is Early Intervention important?
Young children learn and develop differently. One child may talk earlier than others. Another child might walk later. Often,
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these differences will even out over time. But some children will need extra support.
You may see signs which indicate your child might need extra support. If you suspect your child does have a delay, the earlier you get help, the better, and Early Intervention can make a difference.
WHO SHOULD BE REFERRED FOR EARLY INTERVENTION?
Any child aged from birth to school age who has a physical or learning developmental delay or is behind in at least two areas of development such as: